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To win a game, competition or argument - thesaurus

Synonyms

win

verb

to achieve victory in a war, battle, or argument

clinch

verb

to manage to win or achieve something by doing one final thing that makes it certain

triumph

verb

to win a great victory, or to have a great success

romp ahead

to start to win or increase quickly and easily

place

verb

British to finish second or third in a race, especially in a horse race

sweep

verb

to win all of the games in a series or all of the top places in a competition

outscore

verb

to get more points than your opponent in a game or competition

notch up

to win something, or to achieve something

run away with

informal to win a competition, game, or prize very easily

wrap up

informal to achieve something such as a victory or an agreement

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be placed first/second etc

to finish in first/second etc position

capture a title

to win an important race or competition

come out on top/come out tops

to be the best or the winner

conquer

verb

literary to win a victory

go up

British to move to a higher division in a sports league (=a group of teams)

mop up

American to win, or succeed in doing something

place

verb

mainly American to finish a competition in a particular position

register

verb

mainly journalism to achieve something in a game or competition

romp home/to victory

to win something such as a race or competition very easily

scramble home

to manage to win a game that you nearly lost

scrape home

to achieve victory in a way that is not very impressive

sweep to victory

to easily win a competition or an election

win hands down

to win by a large amount or very easily

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